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Re: Why doesn't the command "set function style lines" work?

From: John Eaton
Subject: Re: Why doesn't the command "set function style lines" work?
Date: Tue, 18 May 93 13:34:21 EDT

On Tue, 18 May 93 18:49:51 BST, address@hidden wrote:

: When I use gnuplot without octave,
: the command "set function style something" works completely.
: But, when I use the command in octave, it doesn't work.
: The style isn't change from "points".

Since Octave is plotting data from a temporary file instead of
plotting functions, you need to use the command `set data style lines'
instead of `set function style lines'.

: When the command is entered, octave doesn't display any messages.

Octave doesn't look at the `set' and `show' commands -- they are
passed directly to the gnuplot subprocess, and gnuplot accepts the

I suppose it might be worth it to do some processing on the set and
show commands, but I haven't had the time to do it yet (actually, I'm
trying to avoid having to reimplement *all* of gnuplot front end
inside of Octave...).


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